Tyra M.

$15.00 / hr

I first became a Certified Nursing Assistant because I wanted to learn more about health care. I then obtained a Bachelors degree in Athletic Training to also further my knowledge in health care. I ultimately want to be a Caregiver because I love the one on one care I can provide to my patient. Also working in a nursing home you don't have much time for one on ones with patients because you are always helping someone else and your job is never done. However, working as a Caregiver you can spend more time and able to learn more about your patient. That's my favorite part is building relationships throug h taking care of patients and also having meaningful conversations with them. A personal achievement I'm very proud of is being the first in my family to graduate from college. A little fun fact about me is I have played soccer since I was five. It has always been a passion of mine and I was even fortunate to play in college. ... more

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CNA

Stephenson Nursing Center

Jun 2011 - Aug 2015

• Provide patient care and patient support by monitoring vitals, daily input and output, and assisting in personal care in order to ensure health and safety. • Monitor behavior and redirect as needed in order to decrease emotional outburst and agitation brought on by Alzheimer’s disease by maintaining a positive environment in which medical care can be provided

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Education

Athletic Training

2010 - 2014 Naperville IL